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. stay with us. abc ne >>> and now to the democratic national convention. first lady michelle obama told the nation a perm story of family and -- personal story and one of her husband's dedication. it was the dnc's opening night and mark matthews has the story now from the convention arena in charlotte, north carolina. >> in her speech tonight, michelle obama had the opportunity to define the president in her own terms. >> he was still the guy who picked me up for our dates in a car that was so rusted out i could actually see the pavement going by in a hole in the passenger side door. >> she said before the decision about running for the white house she was worried it would change them. >> i had seen firsthand that being president doesn't change who you are. no, it reveals who you are. >> michelle obama said her husband refused to listen to those who told them to leave health carrie form to somebody else. >> he did it because he believes that here in america our grandparents should be able to afford their medicine. our kids should be able to see a doctor when they are sick. he believes t
campaigned in ohio before sharing the stage in florida. president obama began a three-day tour with two stops in iowa. here's the latest on the race for the white house. reporter: just days before the democratic convention, president obama launched a road to charlotte tour in battlegrounds, iowa, trying to ride the wave he started four years ago, he is trying to ask the country not to let the republicans reverse the course. >> we got more doors of opportunity to open, to every single american who is willing to work hard and work through them. we have come too far to turn backporter: it could be. reporter: it could be a tough sell with the unemployment rate at 8.3% and fears the ailing economy will relapse into a recession. g.o.p. presidential nominee romney told mr. obama dropped the ball. >> he was going to create more jobs, and today 23 million people are out of work or stopped working for work or underemployed. if you have a coach that is 0-23 million, you'd say it's time to get a new coach. >> romney's running mate tack the past and ran with it. tailgating at the miami of ohio to rally su
house and president obama's plan to beef up his foreign policy. >> and the royal battle between william and kate and the tabloids heats up. wewe will tell you what is happening tomorrow. >> and a baby born in the most unlikely spot, and the special treat she gets for life. >>> i'm alan wang. >> and i'm ama dates. in today's headlines, an electrical shock and explosion forced the closure of the bart civic center station. the trains going through san francisco were shutdown for an hour. 24r* were no reports of injuries. >>> monday is the one-year anniversary of the occupy movement, and there are several scheduled demonstrations tomorrow. some protesters are already camping out in front of the bank of america building in san francisco. >>> a wanted man lead police on a chase before holing up in a motel 6 in newark with his girlfriend. s.w.a.t teams were called in. the suspect surrendered peacefully after about four hours. >>> and balloons were released and a prayer said at the sierra lamar search center in morgan hill. today is the six-month anniversary of the 15-year-old's disappearance.
nominating barack obama. why he believes the president should get four more years. abc7 political reporter mark @ññ!ñcús >>> former president clinton brought down the house at the democratic national convention. he formally nominated president barack obama who then joined him on the stage to the delight of the packed arena. political reporter mark matthews has the speech and reaction from charlotte from the biggest names in california politics. >> tonight president clinton said the republican argument against the president is pretty simple. >> it it went something like this, we left him a total he hadn't cleaned it up fast enough so put him back in. >> they say the agenda of congress is clear jie. their number one priority was not to put america back to work. it was to put the president out of work. we simply cannot afford to give the reins of government to someone who will double down on trickle down. >> he accused paul ryan of attacking the president's medicaret's mirrored ryan's own proposal. >> you have to give him one thing, it takes brass for a guy to attack a guy who did what yo
back to the bush era, we are in for a scary time. >> when i hear barack obama who doesn't know the difference between a general and an admiral when he made a mistake last week or calls a marine corpsman, i think that our chief doesn't have an idea. >> it costs thousands per couple. >>> president obama appeared at a campaign rally in have you vaw, one of the eight battleground states. he is expected to stop in the bay area for a fundraiser here on october 8th. >>> a charter jet carrying ann romney and secret service agents and a crew of three had to make an emergency landing in denver after an electrical fire filled the plane with smoke. a flight attendant used a fire distinguisher to contain that vapor. no oxygen masks were deployed, and there were no injuries. mrs. romney was on her way from omaha to santa monica. she arrived in los angeles a few hours later. the f.a.a. is investigating. >>> a jail lock down from case of tuberculosis was lifted. they locked down a section of the facility in redwood city to prevent a possible spread of the illness. two inmates were dying -- dia
's union knows president obama pretty well. three months ago he awarded andr leader the medal of freedom, country's highest honor. young latinos are motivated and the internet is their platform. >> and they are really excited about this election. it is a good thing. theirhers for theirfornia first meeting of the convention. they will be meeting priet bright and early with nancy pelosi at their hotel. we will be there too. >> and mark will be live this week from the democratic national convention in charlotte. you can get instant updates by following on him on our facebook page. mark is tweeting at matthews at abc.7. >>> he is a huge clint eastwood fan even though the invisible monologue at the republican convention. the hollywood star spoke with an imaginary president obama in an empty chair just before mitt romney spoke at the gop convention on thursday evening. usa today released an interview with the president today. he told the paper, quote, if you are easily offended you should probably choose another profession. >>> and two new polls show president obama and mitt romney locked in a
for president of the united states. [applause]. >> tonight barack obama delivers an im passioned defense of his presidency on this final night of the democratic national convention. good evening i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. president obama tonight outlined his path for the country going forward. he acknowledged the economic challenge but vow the problems can be solved. mark matthewfás is in charlotte tonight with the president speech and reaction from bay area delegat delegate. >>reporter: the president said in november voters will have a choice not just between parties but between fundamentally different paths for the country. >> madam chair woman, delegate delegates, i accept your nomination for president of the united states. [applause]. >> president obama said he wants to restoret( the value tht built america. >> largest middle class and strongest economy the world has ever known. [applause]. >>reporter: characterizes the republican plan as the same prescription they have had for 30 years. >> feel a cold come on, take 2 tax cuts, roll back some regulations and call us in the
and are not well maintained. >> mitt is under fire after taking a shot at coloradoful he accused president obama of taking america on a pathway to become like europe. then the said it's even possible we could be on a pathway to become like california. romney later said he was only joking. >> ama: let's get to leigh glaser for a check on the weather as we are now in fall, league. >> leigh: we certainly of and live doppler 7hd showing you some clouds that are starting to stream from the north bay to the south bay right now. you can see some cloudy conditions, cloverdale, down towards santa rosa, near the golden gate bridge. i want to see some current temperatures because it's still mild inland. antioch right now, 68. livermore, 68. cooler as you head closer to the coast. 54, san francisco right now. half moon bay, 550. our first full day of fall is tomorrow. >> alan: still to come on abc-7 news at 11:00, a man mauled by a tiger at the bronx zoo. tonight why he says he went into that enclosure and what police say he'll be charged with. plus... >> ama: that doesn't look good. billy joe armstrong, on
and mrs. obama sat down with the women of the view. barbara walters asked if mr. s obama might one day want to run for office. >> well but what are you going to do the rest of your life. >> well, first 0things first here. we do have an election ahead. plus applause i have got all kind of things i want to do in second term. i love teaching. i miss teaching. snoom you can catch the entire interview with the president and mrs. obama on the view tomorrow at 10. by the way, he did say that she didn't quite the temperament for public office. she agreed with him. >>> tonight bay area television legend was honored. arts entertainment reporter don sanchez celebrates 40 years with kg o television. friends and colleagues including dan and mark and vick lee marked this event by dining with don at san francisco johns grill. lots of memory tonight for don including racing to breaking news story on the first day at abc 7 news with photographer who broke a few rules along the way. >> we went from the station to the fairmount hotel actually in reverse at 50 miles an hour. i'm serious. >> why wa
? >> see you then. thanks, sandhya. >>> barack obama and mitt romney duking it out now at the home stretch. the new poll showing the race in a key battleground state is slipping away from romney. why he says he is not worried. >> and the bay area native who survived a deadly of a good afternoon. what he is saying about his ordeal. >> and a quarter of a million dollar jackpot lost in san francisco. >> and then later on "nightline" -- >> i'm cynthia mcfaden, coming up next on "nightline," in the rebellion against the new healthy school lunch guidelines. and from harry potter to a new book for adults only. jk >>> there has been a major shift in momentum in the race for president. new polls show president obama now 10 points up on mitt romney in ohio which is a key battle ground state. abc news has moved ohio out of the toss up column and into the obama column. that gives the president 255 likely electoral college votes to 206 for romney. 270 are needed to win. both campaigned in the buckeye state today. abc news reporter david muir asked about the poll numbers tonight. >> i'm curious what you
. >>> the first debate between president obama and the republican challenger mitt romney is just four days from now. karen travers reports what they are both doing for the showdown. >> they were out of the public eye as they get ready for their first debate this wednesday. there will be campaign duties to their running mate. biden stumped in florida for a second consecutive day. he slammed the bush administration for the budget deficit. >> they had doubled the national debt in eight years. >> with his path to the white house shrinking, florida you is looking like a must win scenario for romney. but today paul ryan focused on new hampshire. the granite state has four electoral votes, but ryan said that could be the difference in a race that will come down to a handful of states. >> thank you, granite staters, for sending mitt romney to the white house and barack obama back to chicago. >> the campaign shifts to a different stage with wednesday night's high stakes showdown between president obama and romney. >> if you take a look at the history of debates, it is not about policy specifics. it is n
endangerment. >>> in the race for the president, neither president obama nor mitt romney got a significant boost of their conventions. the race is still virtually tied. in the coming weeks the candidates will be focusing on the key battlegrounds states. >> president obama kicked offa a two-day florida bus tour in september noel. -- seminole. the president is trying to convince voters to stay the course, saying the election is between two different visions for the country, and reiterated a message that he need four more years to fix the problems accumulated over decades. >> when poo our opponent says this nation is in decline, they're dead wrong. >> after spending the week preparing for the debate, mitt romney was back on the campaign trail in virginia beach. he used in friday's johns report to criticize the leadership. >> this is note kind of news the american people are hoping for and deserve. i'm here to tell you things are about to get a lot better. but that's going to require you doing something important and that's electing me the next president of the united states. >> vice-president
states of america. >> president obama is speaking where a campaign stop turned into a somber remembrance of four americans who were killed in libia. among them u.s. ambassador christopher stevens who grew up in the bay area. i'm larry beil in for dan ashley. >> and i'm carolyn johnson. the attack on the u.s. consulate seemed well orchestrated and designed to take lives. as many as 20 heavily armed men set fire to that compound trapping the americans inside. they likely died of smoke inhalation. two american destroyers and 50 marines are on the move to libia tonight. all u.s. embassies around the s stevens is the firstt. first u.s. ambassador killed in the line of duty since 1988. he rushed to the compound to help save others and gave his life in the process. ama dates is live from the cal campus where a vigil took place at stevens fraternity. ama? >> reporter: yes, he was honored because this is where he went to school, and this was his fraternity. i spoke to one of his friends today who actually met him through the fraternity. they have been good friends ever since. and really it is his
at joint base andrews in maryland. president obama called the 52-year-old stevens everything america could want as an ambassador. secretary of state clinton knew him personally. >> during the revolution in libya he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tyrant. and he gave his life helping them build a better country. >> after tad's ceremonies the bodies were sent to a military mortuary in delaware. plans for christopher steven's funeral are pending. >>> anti-american protests are spreading across the globe. demonstrations are on going in 30 countries right now. at least four people have been killed in the chaos. u.s. troops are on their way to secure embassies in sudan, yemen and libya. at the center of these protests, the independent on-line movie made here that insults islam and ridicules the prophet, mohamed. but should youtube pull them from their site. thomas roman is live with the debate for us. thomas? >> president obama has deployed troops equiped in combat in libya and yemen to will worsen it will worsen in the coming day usa cross the middle east -- across the
abc 7. >>> and as the convention gets and way president obama stopped in louisiana today offering support to those hit hard by hurricane isaac. the president toured saint john parish where president damage and mangled trees line the streets. he pledged federal aid in the ream where about 125,000 people still without power. >> although there was tremendous property damage people were in a position to get out quickly and as you can see folks are on the ground already clearing out the debris and making sure that they are able to recover as rapidly as possible. >>reporter: initial estimate indicate the storm caused more than 2 billion dollars in damage. >> vallejo man wounded by police a shooting that left his companion dead claims that neither of them was carrying the pellet gun police say they had. police say they opened fire on 23-year-old mario romero when he pulled what appeared to be a gun on them early sunday morning as they approached his car parked outside his pepper drive home. now he was killed in a 30 shot is 21-year-old brother-in-law jess he have johnson was wounded.
towers. ceremonies in new york were kept purposefully low key. only family members spoke. president obama and first lady michelle paid visits to arlington national cemetery and the pentagon. >>> in the south bay, a multi multi-phase picnic took place in front of the government center. >> the gathering started with several people including a four-year-old muslim girl saying prayers promoting peace and sharing their thoughts 11 years after 9/11. >> slowly people are getting more and more educated and they are starting to understand that most of the americans born here are not a threat to the united states. >> they are 1.2 billion in the world. and 99.9% are peaceful. >> also on display the quilt symbolizing the library. >> the bay area 9/11 ceremonies included this one for the passengers and crew killed aboard san francisco-bound flight 93. firefighters in san francisco and san jose pause to remember the first responders. many of them firefighters killed at the world trade center. >>> the san francisco ethics commission formally approved the findings that he committed official misconduct. i
that are independent. >>reporter: obama campaign pounced saying quote it is shocking that candidate for president of the united states would go behind closed doors and declare to group of wealthy donors that half the american people view themselves as victims. tonight romney held impromptu press conference in california to respond. >> the president believes what i describe as government centered society. it's not elegantly stated let me put it that way. i'm speaking off the cuff in response to question i'm sure could i state it more clearly and in a more effective way. >>reporter: abc news washington. >> now "nightline"will have more on the romney tape and his response medley following this newscast at 11:35. >>> more developing news tonight. bomb hoax caused scare for some passengers on san francisco to new york flight today. somebody called police to say explosives were on board. both american airline flight 24 out of sfo and fin air jet both planes landed safely at jfk and tax toy far corner of the airport. one of the pilots spent several minutes arguing with the control tower over why
difference between his philosophy and that of president obama. >> frankly we have two different views. the president is one of a larger government. >> the president said the president should be working for everyone and not a select group of constituents. today they released the rest of the secretly recorded video made months ago at a florida campaign event. the big question is who made the romney recording. it was a closed door, $50,000 a plate fundraiser at the home of a private equity investor. the camera was placed on a table off to the side. former president jimmy carter's grandson says he tracked down the source after seeing a clip on youtube and convinced the person who took it to turn it over to mother jones. later on fight line, more about that secret recording and why it was made after this newscast. bob bob a -- a reunion turned deadly. police shot 26-year-old adaogi to death during a domestic dispute that spiraled out of control. he stabbed his two brothers and his father. they say when they arrived other family members were defending themselves with clubs and metal pipes.
out a deal with the real refs, embarrassed and ashamed into settling this. even president obama and bill clinton weighed in on this botched call from last night where seattle was awarded a td on the final play after the replacement zebras said he had possession of the ball and it was clearly intercepted. the fallout continues today. >> i received more text messages and e-mails than i did after the super bowl. i can tell the impact it has made. >> in this case it came down to what i understood from the officials there was a simultaneous catch. that's how they called it. and the tie goes to the runner. >> pete carol says excellent call. abc7 sports brought to you by river rock casino. he had no problem with it. >> looked good to him. >> of course. thanks, larry. >>> "nightline" is up next. i'm dan ashley. >> i'm carolyn johnson. thanks for joining us. >> we appreciate your time, as always. the morning news begins tomorrow morning at 4:30 a.m. >> you can always find us at and on facebook and twitter. >> check us out there. see came so close to colliding that pilots had
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